The Tudor Dovecote and Stables are open for visits by individuals or groups all year round by prior arrangement. ‘Phone Philip O’Donoghue 01480 301494, or Judy Endersby 01234 838278, or email or In addition to being open on the last Sunday afternoon in the summer months, it is also used for other events, see below

We look forward to welcoming the public to our open afternoons on the last Sunday of the month April to September, with an interesting programme of displays arranged by Willington Local History Group and the Bedford National Trust Association. Casual visitors will as usual be looked after by local volunteers. 

On-going maintenance by Willington volunteers includes keeping the Dovecote car park tidy, regular sweeping out the Dovecote and Stables, and grass cutting round the properties undertaken with the kindly and much valued assistance of the Godber Family, James Wilkinson of C.R. Wilkinson & Son, Church End Nurseries, Willington, and Robin Braithwaite.


April 28th –  Walk  with the Marston Moretaine warden

May 26th– Classic Car evening

June 28th – Open air theatre evening

June 30th - Henry V111 Anniversary Event

July 28th – open afternoon with display, stories and images, using our projector

August 6th –  Classic Car evening

August 25th – open afternoon with display, stories and images, using our projector.

September 29th  - as above

The buildings are also open at other dates and times, by arrangement

‘phone Phil O’Donoghue 01480 301494 or Judy Endersby 01234 838278

see the website

or email


Some advertised attractions may be subject to alteration or cancellation.

Willington Dovecote and Stables, Church End, Willington, MK44 3PX.